The crucial campus water battle

Before leaving the room, most people are prone to grab three common items: their phone, their keys and their water bottle. Whether or not you are a serious adventurer or a casual sipper, hydration plays a role in everyone’s lives. Klean Kanteen, Camelbak, Nathan and many other types of bottles have come and gone. Two more »

Artist shares mental health message in project

Passion Pit’s newest album release is entitled Tremendous Sea of Love.  While the songs play a role in its release, the main member of the band, Michael Angelakos, released the tracks as a way to communicate a message above just good-sounding music. The album starts out with a short song, a little longer than a more »

Hospers escape room

There are many school-sponsored events and activities offered by groups such as SAC, but sometimes students decide to get creative and make their own activites. The Hospers escape room, created by Jacob Johnson, offers an exciting new activity on Northwestern’s campus. In recent years, escape rooms have become popular across the country. In short, an more »

Students find ways to break winter blues

With the winter months comes many different emotions: excitement for snow-related activities, hot drinks and the anticipation of the outside world turning white. Some emotions, however, are not as enthusiastic. The arrival of snow also brings complaints about the cold air, sickness, tiredness and grumbling about transportation. Senior Luke Lorfeld looks at the cold winter more »

The good, the bad, the ugly: dating at NW

Connections with the opposite gender play a big role in the average Raider life. Though the cover of the story about Northwestern relationships looks good, students have realized the expectations end up being not as glamorous as it seems. The size of NW is a major factor in developing relationships. Ben Von Heeder notes NW more »

Fall fashion leaves pretty impressions

Fall is a distinguishable season in the fashion realm, for both comfort and stylistic reasons. As the weather begins to change, so do the clothing trends, and if you keep your eyes open as you walk around campus, you’ll likely see some of your fellow Raiders making noticeable switches over to sweaters and flannels, or more »